Tunisia bids farewell to president Essebsi at state funeral

Tunisia bids farewell to president Essebsi at state funeral

Tunisians bid farewell to their first democratically elected president Beji Caid Essebsi at a state funeral on Saturday attended by foreign leaders including French President Emanuel Macron and Qatar’s Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. Essebsi, who helped guide the North African country’s transition to democracy after the 2011 revolution, died aged 92 on...

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